Roof Cleaning Marlboro/Morganville 07746 NJ | Monmouth County Roof Cleaners
The benefits go far beyond the visuals
Thanks for checking out our blog. We are showing you undisputable evidence of the dramatic results of cleaning a roof. The black staining on this roof is caused by a bacteria called “Gleocapsa Magma”. The food source for this organism is the limestone in the roofing shingle. It feeds on the roof like an “all you can eat buffet”. It causes the roofing granules to become loose which allows them to wash away excessively with each rain. Not only does it look terrible, it shortens the life of the roof. This bacteria is very contagious. That’s why there are so many roofs that need cleaning in the Marlboro/Morganville area of Monmouth County. Most people call us because they hate the way it looks. But it’s actually more of a structural issue. The life of a roof can diminish by up to 25% from not performing a simple 1 time maintenance. Most roofs will only need this service 1, maybe twice in the life of the roof. It’s not much different than driving your car and never changing the oil.
My landscaper offered to “power wash” my roof
We will never pressure wash a roof. This roof was treated with a disinfecting foam which is applied at ultra-low pressure. We approach these jobs like “pest control” and are seeking a 100% kill ratio on all of the spores. In approaching it this way we can insure a cleaner roof for a longer period of time. Using high pressure can cause damage and will certainly dislodge large amounts of roofing granules. Ask your roof shingle manufacturer how they feel about roof power washing.
Feel free to call us anytime. Estimates are always free. Thank you for taking the time to read this. We service NJ for roof cleaning, soft-wash power washing, and other exterior cleaning needs.
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